Consumers can now obtain the latest balance of their Electricity Account and an estimate of their monthly Electricity Bill amount by sending a SMS to the number 1987
To Get The Account Balance
Type B followed by the 10 digit Account number
example B 0196024129 or B0196024129 (space is not essential)
To Get An Estimate Of The Monthly Bill
Type C account number meter reading date
Example C 4891526319 9417 05032012
(if the date is not indicated, today's date is assumed by the system)
CEB Texting Services
The Ceylon Electricity Board now offers Electricity consumers the option of receiving a number of SMS based services such as the following.
Receiving planned power interruptions by SMS
Receiving reminders to settle overdue bills.
Receiving outstanding Account balance by SMS
CEB will offer additional SMS based services in the future.
This service is currently available only to the consumers in the Colombo City, Kandy City, andWestern Province South I (Rathmalana Area, Dehiwala Area , Kaluthara Area) and will be shortly extended to rest of the country.
If you are an electricity consumer in any of the above areas, you can register to this service by following any of the following steps.
Type regyour 10 digit Electricity Account number and text to 1987. (Eg: Reg 1597302235)
Call,011-2498498 (for Colombo City consumers), 0714153058 (For Kandy City), 011 – 4418418 (For Rathmalana, Dehiwala, Kaluthara Electrical Engineers Area Consumers) and give your account number and Mobile number.
Dear Valued User
Due to the maintenance of the Payment Gate way , Security license key has been removed temporary.
New security license key shall be install soon. Please add Security Exception and continue the payment.
Sorry for the inconvenience caused